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Introduction to Dykes-Loving-Dykes: Dyke Separatist Politics, 25 years update

  Dykes-Loving-Dykes: Dyke Separatist Politics Bev Jo, Linda Strega, Ruston 1990 – 2015 Why We Wrote This Book I’ve put our entire updated book at the heading of my blog, so all the chapters can easily be seen and linked to, … Continue reading

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Chapter Four — 2015 Update, 25 Years Later — SUPPORTING BUTCHES SUPPORTS ALL LESBIANS

 Chapter Four 2015 Update, 25 Years Later SUPPORTING BUTCHES SUPPORTS ALL LESBIANS  Bev Jo (My update is the introduction for our edited original chapter on Butch oppression,  BUTCH-HATRED IS LESBIAN-HATRED, published in 1990. That three-part chapter follows this section.) We … Continue reading

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Chapter One — The Crimes of Mankind

Chapter One The Crimes of Mankind Bev Jo                      (Based on the Original Version by Bev with Ruston and Linda) (This chapter was originally the beginning of Chapter Two, Heterosexuality/Selling Out Is Not Compulsory, in our book, Dykes-Loving-Dykes, 1990.) All males … Continue reading

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Chapter Five — LESBIANS FOR LESBIANS — Dyke Separatism

Chapter Five  LESBIANS FOR LESBIANS                 Dyke Separatism Means Loving Dykes                                             … Continue reading

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Progress Versus Cooptation in the Radical Feminist Movement

 Progress Versus Cooptation  in the Radical Feminist Movement Bev Jo One of the saddest things to me has been the altering and re-writing of the history our magnificent Radical Feminist and Lesbian Feminist movement of the Seventies. Entirely new words have … Continue reading

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“Transmen Are Still Women” — part 2 of The Pretenders — Defining Lesbians Out of Existence

      Defining Lesbians Out of Existence PART TWO  The Pretenders Better to Be Anything than a Lesbian: “Transmen” Are Still Women Shouldn’t anyone be able to do what they want? Too many women seem to have lost touch … Continue reading

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Lifelong Lesbian — Always a Lesbian

   LIFELONG LESBIAN — ALWAYS A LESBIAN Bev Jo (I’ve updated and combined these two articles, which are similar to my chapter in our book.) Our Lesbian history is being erased and re-written. I’m seeing Lesbians who weren’t even born … Continue reading

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